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Research Spotlights

Chelsea Garneau

Chelsea Garneau-Rosner (HDFS)

Teaching healthy relationships one class at a time
$6.24 million grant awarded to MU healthy relationship educational program.

Steve Ball

Steve Ball (NEP)

Want a healthy independent lifestyle? There’s a class for that
MU Study shows 8-week training program helps promote healthy lifestyle for seniors.

Kerri McBee Black (TAM)

Exclusive design
MU’s Kerri McBee-Black hopes to bridge the gap between businesses and academia to help people living with disabilities find the right clothing for their apparel needs.

Kerri McBee Black (TAM)

Adaptive versus inclusive — words matter when it comes to apparel for people living with disabilities
MU researchers found that people living with disabilities wish to purchase clothing that is designed and marketed like any other apparel

Laura Cole

Laura Cole (ARCH)

‘Green’ school buildings can serve as 3D textbooks
MU researchers examine impact of sustainable school buildings on ecological literacy

Rui Yao (PFP)

Advisors not enough to guarantee a strong retirement
New research from the University of Missouri highlights importance of employees asking questions about their retirement plans

Sandy Rikoon (HES)

2019 Missouri Hunger Atlas shows food security remains a critical issue despite improvement from 2016
Report from MU Interdisciplinary Center for Food Security finds nearly one in seven individuals lacked adequate access to food

Antoinett Landor

Antoinette Landor (HDFS)

To better understand racial trauma, MU expert says we must also acknowledge skin tone
First model for understanding skin-tone trauma indicates that colorist incidents lead to negative effects on health, relationships

Jacquelyn Benson

Jacquelyn Benson (HDFS)

Tension around autonomy increases family conflict at end of life
MU researcher says communication, support and self-care are critical for caregivers to reduce distress